If you have visitors planning a trip to Prague or the Czech Republic in the distant future, this news will affect you: as of 2021 Americans and other non-EU citizens visiting any of the 26 Schengen Zone countries will need to register for ETIAS (European Travel Information and Authorization System) pre-authorization.
Registry requires an email account, a valid passport
The EU announced the measure in July 2018, citing the need for improved security and the
Unfortunately, a bit of confusion has cropped up surrounding the issue after multiple news outlets recently reported that Americans would soon need a “visa” to go on a European holiday.
The European Union in the US was quick to point out via Twitter that the
With regards to the Czech Republic, the Schengen Visa Info page
It goes on to say that to successfully obtain a European visa waiver for the Czech Republic, applicants must complete the ETIAS application form and meet some basic ETIAS requirements for the Czech